Big Weekend in Area College Football
Minneapolis, MN (Learfield Sports) -- The University of Minnesota football team leaves for Iowa City, where it will play the #8-ranked Hawkeyes Saturday night.
The Golden Gophers are 4-5 on the season and lost at Ohio State last week, 28-14. Iowa is 9-0 and was victorious at Indiana a week ago.
The Gophers released an updated injury report and it includes 13 players who will not be able to play because of injury. The list includes the team's two starting defensive tackles Steven Richardson and Scott Ekpe, who also missed last week's loss at Ohio State.
Offensive linemen Ben Lauer, Josh Campion, and Brian Bobek, who were all starters at the beginning of the year, have also been ruled out.
Tomorrow's game is set for 7 PM. Pre-game coverage begins at 6 PM on 1340 KROC AM.
Big Ten Football
Here is Saturday's slate of college football games in the Big Ten:
Minnesota at Iowa, 7 PM
Ohio State at Illinois, 11 AM
Maryland at Michigan State, 11 AM
Purdue at Northwestern, 11 AM
Michigan at Indiana, 2:30 PM
Nebraska at Rutgers, 2:30 PM
Penn State, idle
Here is Saturday's slate of college football games in the N-S-I-C:
Winona State at Southwest Minnesota State, 1 PM
Minnesota State-Moorhead at Minnesota-Crookston, 1 PM
Wayne State at Minnesota State-Mankato, 1 PM
Minot State at Minnesota-Duluth, 1 PM
St. Cloud State at U-Mary, 1 PM
Bemidji State at Northern State, 1 PM
Concordia-St. Paul at Augustana, 1 PM
Sioux Falls at Upper Iowa, noon
MIAC Football Slate
Here is Saturday's slate of college football games in the MIAC:
St. Olaf at Saint John's, 1 PM
Bethel at Augsburg, 1 PM
Hamline at Carleton, 1 PM
St. Thomas at Gustavus Adolphus, 1 PM